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Become a Member

Member organizations of the Mayor's Coalition for Literacy receive resources and support, such as best practices consulting, books, curricula, technical assistance and professional development.

If your adult literacy organization is interested in joining the Mayor's Coalition for Literacy, please email Alisha Procter at alisha.procter@houliteracy.org.

 

Accredited Member Organizations

Accredited member organizations in the Mayor's Coalition for Literacy have been through a thorough review of their programmatic, financial, and organizational standing. In addition to resources and support, funding in the form of Mayor's Challenge Grants is available to accredited literacy organizations.

Accredited Endorsement Application (FY 2016-2017)
Please download, complete, sign and return this form via email to alisha.procter@houliteracy.org or via US Mail to: Houston Center for Literacy, 2401 Portsmouth St., #230, Houston, Texas 77098.

Accredited Endorsement Contract (FY 2016-2017)
Please download, complete, sign and return this form via email to alisha.procter@houliteracy.org or via US Mail to: Houston Center for Literacy, 2401 Portsmouth St., #230, Houston, Texas 77098.

 

Mayor's Challenge Grant

An organization must have been an accredited member of the Mayor's Coalition for Literacy for the current fiscal year, in good standing, to be eligible for a Mayor's Challenge Grant. If there are any questions regarding your organization's membership status, please contact alisha.procter@houliteracy.org.  Mayor's Challenge Grant applications will be available in the Spring of each year.

HCL is Here for You

Are you part of an adult literacy organization in the greater Houston area? We would love for your organization to become a member of the Mayor's Coalition for Literacy, an association of 60 organizations in Houston. HCL provides support to members of the Coalition through professional development courses, classroom resources, Mayor's Challenge Grants, and much more.

More About Our Resources to Providers

Our Mission

In order to boost the economy of Houston, Houston Center for Literacy strengthens providers of adult education who, in turn, provide necessary skills for underemployed citizens to fulfill their potential and become economically self-sufficient.

Our Vision

We envision a city where every adult is equipped with the basic sills they need to qualify for jobs that will allow them to support their families and thirve as prosperous, independent, successful members of our society.